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Fake but loving it: concern growing over false reviews on Yelp

  • Arent Fox LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • October 3 2013

Companies are advised to thoroughly investigate the companies they hire to manage their online reputations and reviews to ensure that only truthful

FTC demonstrates a continued focus on cookie compliance

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 24 2012

It has been reported that Google is currently negotiating with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) regarding the size of the fine it will have to pay as a result of its alleged use of cookies to override the privacy protections that are incorporated in Apple Inc.’s Safari Internet browser

Swiping customers’ driver’s licenses may steer Best Buy into trouble

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 9 2012

It is a common practice for retailers to collect customers’ personal information when processing the exchange or return of merchandise

New Jersey expands consumer warranty law to cover coupons

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 25 2013

The New Jersey Supreme Court recently addressed whether the Truth-In-Consumer Contract, Warranty and Notice Act (the Act) applies to online retailers

Operator of celebrity fan sites must pay for COPPA violations

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 1 2012

The operator of fan websites for celebrities including Justin Bieber, Rihanna, Demi Lovato, and Selena Gomez has agreed to settle with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) over alleged violations of Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) and the COPPA Rule

Friends cannot spam friends on Facebook without giving rise to a CAN-SPAM violation

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 1 2012

A recent decision from the US District Court from the Northern District of California serves as a reminder to advertisers that encouraging users to send commercial messages from their Facebook accounts may result in civil liability under the CAN-SPAM Act

Mobile apps must comply with privacy and truth-in-advertising laws

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 17 2012

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently released guidance for mobile app developers

FTC halts online marketer using negative options and inadequate disclosures

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 1 2012

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently reached a proposed settlement with Green Millionaire LLC and others based on the defendants’ practice of offering a free product, then using a negative option plan to sign consumers up for an online magazine that they never ordered

Wyndham attempts to fight back against the FTC

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 10 2013

In an ongoing battle in the District Court of New Jersey, Wyndham Worldwide Corporation (Wyndham) is attempting to fight back against the Federal

FTC attempting to catch COPPA rule up to the technology

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 23 2011

This month, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced that it is seeking comments on its proposed changes to the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Rule (the “COPPA Rule” or the “Rule”), which was implemented to enforce the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act